• Microsoft admits that it feels threatened by Linux

    Microsoft stated publicly in their IRS 10-K filing that they face “strong competition from well-established companies with differing approaches to the PC market.” It’s important to note that this is the “PC market”, not the server market. Microsoft is explicitly stating that their desktop operating system is threatened by Linux. “Competing commercial… Read More

  • New Kindle? We told you so!

    I seem to remember we broke the news on this back in July. The Blogosphere seems to have finally taken notice this week. Idiots. Read More

  • AT&T will let us use our iPhones as Wi-Fi iPods

    Aww, gee. Thanks AT&T. “If the [original] device is not re-activated as a wireless phone after you’ve upgraded to iPhone 3G, it will still work as an iTunes player and can access Wi-Fi,” the spokesperson said. Read More

  • Rumors continue to swirl around Netflix, Microsoft partnership

    I suspect that the analysts over at Wedbush Morgan Securities are either smoking crack or that they’ve been living under a rock somewhere for the last six months. The IB had this to say about the Netflix, Microsoft deal. “As we have speculated in the past, we believe that one of Netflix’s partners is Microsoft. We arrive at this conclusion based upon Netflix management… Read More

  • Microsoft warns webmasters to update sites for Internet Explorer compatibility; Welcome to 1998

    Here comes IE8, just like every IE before it. Nick MacKechnie, a senior manager on the IE8 project, blogged that webmasters should get ready for IE8 by adding special IE8 tags to their websites. The irony is that the edits to HTML needed to make sites compatible with IE8 are to tell the browser that you’re making an HTML-compliant page. Basically, IE8 defaults to wanting everything… Read More

  • Breaking: Technology makes it easier to get to pr0n at work

    According to a survey by the American Management Association, you’re looking at porn at work. Yes, you. And, lo and behold, it’s because the technology we use every day makes it easier. Cellphones, laptops, and other portable devices are making it harder to crack down on habitual porn users. It’s quite shocking. In related totally obvious tech news, Apple releases products… Read More